so i believe it's going to go now. and nobody's going to stop them. and tv, nobody's going to break their will. >> just very briefly, what is it going to take for you for these pro fests to come to an end? >> well, for us, we have been here in exile for a long time. myself, i've been here 36 years in this country. i want to go home and start a democracy in our country. so hopefully it will be really soon. >> thank you very much for joining us. here on "bbc world news." we are of course following the events in africa, the middle east and in the gulf. it started off because of anger over food prices and unemployment. it spread to egypt and it's mushroomed into a whole series of anti-establishment protests.